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Consolidated Vultee News 1943 07 17
Consolidated Vultee News 1943 07 17
Vol. I - No. 3 *** Harry Woodhead Inspects Plant; R.J. MacMahon, Allentown Division manager greets Harry Woodhad, President of Consolidated Vultee *** Dorney Park *** Penn State Collage Extension Department, Old main at State College, where classes are held; Rollin Brish, Walter Kleppinger, Ira Lutz, Richard Velte, Mrs. Marie Gorman, Ernest Appert, J. Vockkroth, D. Brown, Marie Gorman, D. Kester, A. Kauffmann, T. Mitchell, A. Elsinger (Instructor), E. Layman, A. Davidkamion, G. Golightly, A. Vizzi, I. Lutz, B. Hassis, C. Eisenhower, F. Silvia, W. Kleppinger, C. Malter Edwin S. Layman Midget Car Racing Is Hobby For Mechanical Minds: Harold Geist (Plant Engineering) Gerry Snyder, T.O. Miller, John OBrien, A.A. Riegel, Walter J. Fink Mrs. John Jupina Cars Ordered Thru McCann Catalina, Workhorse of the air, serves U.S. Plant Protection Bob Weaver, Wilifred Knecht Patrolman Lloyd G. Mohrey and his daily runs to Bridgeport, Connecticut Three managers: Harry Reinhart, R.J. McMahon, L.J. Kemp Typist trainee class: Caroline Marushak, Ella Dieter, Marie Schleder, Marie Klucharich, Ruth B. Wagner (Instructor), Elaine Hauser, Bernadine Seng, Catherine Rengert, Gloria Moyer, Jean Gilbert, Edna Duld, Helen Haberern, Betty Wolfinger. Geneva Marsteller, Hazel Urffer, Anna Lue DeLong, Virginia Frantz, Dorothy Fekety

Consolidated Vultee News 1943 07 24
Consolidated Vultee News 1943 07 24
Vol. I - No. 4 ... Navy Cites Our Plane As Tops In Its Class - Lieutenant Commander A.B. Metzger, Navy Bureau of Aeronautics ... Miss Convair Dorothy Kistler and Ruth Warmkessel; judges: Dave White, Bill Goit, Bob McCann, Charley Nabholz, Elmer Osenbach Pay Turned Into Bonds Martha Pease The Inquiring Photographer: Gerry Snyder with Mrs. Yeager, Mrs. Sauerwine, Mrs. White, Mrs. McLeod The Consolidated Vultee Valiant Basic Trainer Lucky Prize Winners At Convair Picnic: Mrs. Minnich, wife of Charles Minnich (electritian), Baby Rose Marie Mahr (5 months old) with proud parents Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Mahr (Engineering; sheet metal), Navy Bill Goit, Inspector of Navy Aircraft, USN with Mrs. Goit and Mr. Joseph Nabholz (Maintenance) and Mrs. Nabholz Convair goes to the Picnic, Sunday July 18th: Larry Boeing, Mrs. Lyla Maxwell, Mrs. Boeing, The Industrial Relations Department, Dorothy Kistler, Betty Wenner, Marie Karpowich, Dawn Krause, Pearl Flickinger, Lucille Schaeffer, Esther Leber, Edna Couron, Ardella Salede, Helen Haberen, Norma Galowick, Tom Herbert, G.E. Losey, Mrs. R.F. Doll, Jr., R.F. Doll, Mrs. G.E. Losey and Mac, contestants for Miss Convair in uniform: Virginia Shaw, Doris Melber, Ruth Warmkessel (winner), and Ethel Shellhammer, Miss Convair in bathing suit: Anne Green, Ruth Youse, Winner Dorothy Kistler, Lilian Benner and Dorothy Allen, Jane Wolcott, daughter of Earl Wolcott, young Miss Matlock, Tiny Jane, Lorraine DeWalt and Elaine Knauss, E.W. Osenbach, Sandra Jean Richards, Jack Williams, R.J. McMahon, Jack Brandt and Donald Keiper, son of Mr. Mrs. Richard Keiper

Consolidated Vultee News 1943 07 31
Consolidated Vultee News 1943 07 31
Vol. I - No. 5 Convair Airport Is 70% Complete: Opening Slated for September, David Herman Capt. Phillip Neuweiler of the CAP stands beside his Bellanca Cruisair Tire Ration Rules Given Foreman Attend San Diego Forum: Leroy Border Convair Radio Show Scheduled: Major Joe Kilgore and Capt. Wiliam T. Ponder Convair Warplanes In Action Gerry Snyder with Dick Fleming, Margaret Wallitsch, Fern O. Baum, Paul Wolfe Mailboy Violinist is Well-Known For Gypsy Music: Berczi or Oklahoma Al Fledglings: Sandra Elaine Laubach, daughter of Violet and LeRoy P. Laubach, Tommy Maurer, son of Russell Maurer, Robert and Donald Andrews, sons of Herbert C. Andrews Convair Answers Stuka With Vengeance: The Vengeance dive bomber (A-31) Trainee Group Now in Plant: Ed Hillern Snaps of the week: Doris Bauer, Betty Lee Faust, Jeanne Seifert, and Kay Yurick

Consolidated Vultee News 1943 08 21
Consolidated Vultee News 1943 08 21
Vol. I - No. 8 Army's First Heavy Bomber Designed By Inspection Chief Here: Barling Bomber with John Carisi, Mr. Dichman, Walter Barling, General Billy Mitchell, Major H.S. Martin, General Robbins, Lieutenant Bissell 10th Air Force Mervin Marco Named Industrial Head for Division Ray G. Hurst To Assist Works Manager Brown Laddon, Callery Visit Plant Hybrid Vehicles Mrs. M.J. Wildonger and the recipe of the week Gerry Snyder and Kay Hildenberger, James C. Keiper, John Dobil, Mrs. Mildred Dougherty Liberator Express, C-87, Carries Allied Supplies Timechecker Trains As He Works; Daily Walks To Airport Keep Him Fit: Glenn Wampole and Miss Jeda Becker Duke Garlands birthday with Lloyd Link, H.W. Dalby, J.A. Hunter, Paul Johnson, Bob Boyer, Dorothy Follweiler, Don Hume, Charley Minnich, Frances Wieand, and Peggy Greenburg Material Control Team: Phil Portz, Hugh Beachler, Wiliam Fath, Dick Kummery, John Yeager, Clarence Nace, Dave White, Bill Kunkle, Ed Gerhart, Nelson Miller, Glenn Lutz, Jack Webster, Joe Altieri, W. Campbell, J. Lipsky, G. Walters, J. Bussing, D. Nonnemacher, Robert Sponeybarger

Consolidated Vultee News 1943 09 11
Consolidated Vultee News 1943 09 11
Vol. I - No. 11 Dedication of Convair Field Tomorrow! Distinguished Guests: Rear Admiral DeWitt Clinton Ramsey and Ralph Davison ' Sea Wolf ' Name Given TBY-1 To Be Built Here Mrs. Frank Traub Gerry Snyder with Helen Hrusecky, P.M.T. Ruch, Ceola Williams, Edwin T. Simpson Jr. TBY-1 Named Sea Wolf; Nicholas Stacey, Nat Bergan, Philip Eddy Know Your Convair Warplanes: Liberator Bomber (B-24), Liberator Express (C-87), Vengeance Dive Bomber (A-31), Catalina Patrol Bomber (PBY), Coronado Patrol Bomber (PB2Y), Valiant Basic Trainer (BT-13, BT-15), Patrol Flying Boat (P4Y-1), Stinson Sentinel Flying Jeep (L-5), Stinson Reliant Trainer (AT-19), Torpedo Bomber (TBY-1) Navy Wives Work On Home Front: Mrs. Doris Bauer (J.F. Bauer), Mrs. Peggy Greenburg (Floyd L. Greenburg), Mrs. Cecile Wolff (Ahlert Wolff), Mrs. Marie Bertany (Robert E. Bertany) Rival Pitchers Shake Hands: Harry Reinhart and Raymond Stinks Kemmerer A kitchen shower for Patricia Weston; friends: Alyce Lloyd, Millie Bernhard, Maxine Payne, Nancy Erwin, Clara Greismer, Mrs. Mel Ressler (hostess), Florence Balaze, Mrs. Grace Harpster, Freda Fetzer, Shirley Alex, Mrs. Weston, Pat Weston, Kay Lagosky, Fern Baumgarten, Betty Gift, Marion Sampson, Gloria Moyer, Bernadine Seng Newly arrived Navy officers: Lieutenant J.C. Gazley, Ensign N.M. Kudelko, Lieutenant J.L. Mesenburg, Lieutenant J.D. Miller and Ensign R.W. Hancock Convair Sportin Bloods with riders: harry Reinhart (instructor), Ruth Yost, Beatrice Coleman, John Vockroth, Fern Baumgartner, Ann Miller, Marion Sampson, Peggy Uberroth, Peggy Reinert, Ruth Johnson, Marry Webb, Evelyn Hess, Donald Koch, Ernest Appert and Melva Ressler Dashing Mermaids: Nellie Engel, Kathryn Fartuch, Lilian Emig, Olga Donchez, Mary Fartuch, Mary Vivian Wilson, Jacqueline Acker and Virginia Wilson

Consolidated Vultee News 1943 09 25
Consolidated Vultee News 1943 09 25
Vol. I - No. 13 The Tide Went Out: 3 US soldiers dead on the beach of Buna Gas Ratioon Cut Expected In Local Area: Reduction of 39,201 gallons per month will be necessary Crowd Greet Sgt. Basilone In Hometown R.E. Reynolds Heads Industrial Training Here Paul Urban and his recipe Gerry Snyder with Dorothy Silfies, W.J. Singley, J.G. Shedmock, Ann M. Savadge Convair Goes to a Giant War Bond Rally: Sgt. Basilone, Eddie Bracken, Douglas R4D4 San Diego, J.A. Williams and Virginia Grey, Gene Lockhart, Bernie Kamber manager for the War Activities Committee of the Motion Picture Industries; Eddie Bracken, Miss Grey, Mr. Williams; Cadet Midshipman Morton Deitz, Merchant Marine; Charles A. Beirbauer, R.E. Brown; Robert J. Croak MM 1c, USCG; Staff Sergant Schiller Cohen, AAF; Ward L. Gemmer, BM, 2c, USN William H.G. Goit chosen chief inspector at Miami the Martin Baltimor (A-30) Snaps of the Week: native Brazilian Louis Ribeiro; Happy Birthday to Dave Hunter, guests: Mike Labyak, Frank Hoss, Harold George, Anthony Imhof, Harold Randt, Dave Hunter, Paul Johnson, Paul Mose Sauerwine, Charles Minnich, Orval Beaver, Howard Master, Charles Trumbauer, Clair Goodmann, Ray Souerwine and Alfred Moll; women bowlers: Cora Neitz, Emilie Murray, Melva Ressler; Allen Rothlisberg, son of A.G. Rothlisberg; Jackie and Betty Ann, children of John Vockroth; The Tool Illustration Group: Leonore Edel, Emil Rothman, Dorothy Allen, Doris Conrad, Mrs. Elma Pfleiger, Lloyd Pfleiger, Sidney Quinn, Jean Yuhr, Wiliam Ross, Richard Couron and Martha Callen; splashing in the YMCA pool: George Granerm William Graul, Mary Vorsteg, Bill Graul, Nannette Riegel, Doris Yates, Julie Velte, Dale Kester

Consolidated Vultee News 1943 10 02
Consolidated Vultee News 1943 10 02
Vol. I - No. 14 'Boot Straps' Relates Story of Convair: T.R. Girdler First Aid Program Under Way: E.A. Kirkpatrick Creation of Sea Wolf Begins in Engineering Department: Paul Knepper, N.P. Louden, Ralph Hopkins, E.P. Williams, Al Kline, George Lazo First steps in the production of the Sea Wolf: Arnold Wilcox, Wes Temming, Homer Gray, Leif Flones, Bob Lindberg, Francis Quimet, William Arner, Frances Stayduber, Elsie Leitgeb, Madeleine Greagner, Helen Delucas, Rose Mdeinach, C.H. Metzger, Johnny Meyers, James Loving, C.T. Dorsett, W.L. Dieter, E.A. Raynolds, H.J. Scammel, B.G. Bromberg Adult Education Courses Offered at Muhlenberg Convair Warplanes In Action Jerks Natural Liberator, Dream Crew B-24 Gerry Snyder with Armine Moroukian, Agnes Fisher, Michale J. My Lymuk, Raymond Smith Corsair F4U-1, Fighter Plane, Is Match For Zero Linerator Gets Zoot Snoot Emerson electric turret Recipe of the week: Mrs. David J. Clauss Snaps of the week: Walter Parry with his son and two daughters, Jeanette Parry Horlacher and Evelyn M. Parry A New Member of the Caterpillar Club: Paul D. Berk, test pilot for Pratt and Whitney, Paul D. Ciganek, Mr. Berk, Bob McCann, J.J. McVeigh Convair Musical Revue in the Making: William Fath, E.M. Marcus, Wayne Flickinger, Catharine Coppinger, Charles Manhart, James OBrien, Karl Schuon, Becky Snyder

Consolidated Vultee News 1943 10 09
Consolidated Vultee News 1943 10 09
Vol.I - No.15 ***Finding the right solution: Anna Martis, Jean Marion, Mildred Moore *** 'B','C' Gas Rations Cut; 'A' Raised *** H.H. Hummel Appointed *** United Appeal Drive to Begin *** Flash! Construction of Convair Homes to Begin Nov.10; Charles B. Patt, Jr.,

Consolidated Vultee News 1943 10 16
Consolidated Vultee News 1943 10 16
Vol.I - No.16 *** New Community Is Named 'Parkcrest' *** Streets Named for Convair Airplanes *** '50% War Needs Will be Aircraft'

Consolidated Vultee News 1943 10 23
Consolidated Vultee News 1943 10 23
Vol.I - No.17 *** United Appeal Drive Far Below Goal: Contrubutions Average Less Than Half Day's Pay *** Plant Guards Under AAF Jurisdiction *** Lt. Lavedan Reported Missing at New Guinea *** Allentown Plays Host to Naval Officers: Lt. Commander Harry Vought, Lt. R. Firestone, Capt. P. Phil, Comannder C. Hamilton, Lt. C.R. McBride, Lt. W.J. Miller, Lt. C. Williams,Lt. Commander E. Sherman Janney




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